We know how to look after our personal hygiene and our dental hygiene, but what can we do to improve our sleep hygiene?
We all have bad habits that we have adopted over the years, but are you aware of the bad habits that might actually be OK to keep?
Have you noticed that you say ‘ooompf’ when you get up or sit down? And sometimes, no matter how hard you try, are you struggling to stay awake after 9.30pm? We hate to say it, but you might be getting on a bit! Don’t worry – you are in good company! Maybe it’s time toContinue reading “Feeling your age? 30+ signs that you’re getting older!”
Perimenopause is a lonely old place. Younger friends don’t know it exists or live in denial of the day when all this will happen to them. Older friends don’t talk about ‘things downstairs’ or ‘the change’ because it’s not the done thing. So here I am stuck in between a rock and a hot place. Continue reading “The Questions I Wish People Would Ask: The Perimenopausal Princess Papers (Part 6)”
As we meander through life, we learn many lessons along the way. Sometimes it might feel like it’s not getting any easier, while other days see us fully motivated and in control. Just remember, we are not alone. Everyone has a story to tell, advice to give or optimism to share. If you are lookingContinue reading “40+ Quotes About Love, Life and More”
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, my gardening contribution mainly consisted of planting up a few hanging baskets once a year and drinking wine while I watched the other half take care of everything else. In our little garden we’ve got a patio, a few shrubs here and there and a patch of grass that is reasonablyContinue reading “Trowel and Error: How Coronavirus Changed our Gardens”
I often joke that I have an unhealthy relationship with stationery – there are pens, notepads and even post-it notes in my stash that have never been used because I am keeping them for best. Apparently I am not alone! There is even an official name for my condition. Papyrophilia an obsessive love of paper,Continue reading “Obsessive Stationery Disorder: Are you a secret hoarder?”
At So Just Be we believe it’s important to be happy, and often it can be the simple things in life that bring us the most joy. We’ve put our thinking caps on and have come up with a list of some things that put a smile on our faces … is your favourite in the list?
I thought I’d better try on the work clothes that are gathering dust at the back of the wardrobe. It wasn’t pretty. Then I tried on my jeans … got them half-way up my thighs and thought, shit.
My dog has got me through the last 12 months. I’ve told him all my worries, I’ve cried into his furry neck, I’ve cuddled him, I’ve walked with him and I’ve sat and stared into space with him.